• Michael Nyman
  • Shaping the Curve (1991)

  • Chester Music Ltd (World)
  • String Quartet
  • versions also available for ssx/pf
  • Soprano Saxophone
  • 11 min

Programme Note

MICHAEL NYMAN

SHAPING THE CURVE

SHAPING THE CURVE was composed for John Harle in 1990 and is based strictly on a sequence of four chords. It served as a study for WHERE THE BEE DANCES, a concerto for soprano saxophone and orchestra written in the following year for the same soloist.

Michael Nyman